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permanent meaning

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WPermanent
  • In linear algebra, the permanent of a square matrix is a function of the matrix similar to the determinant. The permanent, as well as the determinant, is a polynomial in the entries of the matrix.
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    Definition of permanent in English Dictionary

  • NounPLpermanentsPREperma-SUF-ent
    1. A chemical hair treatment imparting or removing curliness, whose effects typically last for a period of weeks; a perm.
      1. (linear algebra, combinatorics) Given an matrix , the sum over all permutations of.
      2. VerbSGpermanentsPRpermanentingPT, PPpermanented
        1. VT (dated) To perm (the hair).
        2. AdjectiveCOMmore permanentSUPmost permanent
          1. Without end, eternal.
            1. Nothing in this world is truly permanent.
          2. Lasting for an indefinitely long time.
            1. The countries are now locked in a permanent state of conflict.
        3. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Some years later, this “obscure quack” attained permanent nonobscurity when the procedure bearing his name became world famous, saving many lives.
            • In addition, there was a severe loss of bone height buccolingually and apicocoronally and subsequent loss of facial profile around the first permanent molars.
            • In an effort to provide more permanent accommodations, employers may offer employees the opportunity either to swap jobs with a colleague or to transfer to a new position.
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • Permanent acyesis ensued, but general health of subject remained good.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
              • Verbs
                • Transitive verbs
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              Meaning of permanent for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "permanent" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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